Cast and Crew
||Dramatization / Director / Casting Director
||Music Composition / Orchestration
||Producer / Voice Recording Engineer / Editor
||Voice Track Editor
||Dramatization, Executive Producer
||Vice President of Production
Brian Blessed as Jean Valjean
Brian won the New York Critics Award for his acclaimed performance as Augustus
Caesar in I Claudius. On stage, he has starred with both the Royal Shakespeare
Company and the Royal National Theatre, and he created the role of "Old
Deuteronomy" for the world premiere in London of the Andrew Lloyd Webber
musical, Cats. Brian's many films include three with Kenneth Branagh (Henry
V, Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet) and movies like Flash Gordon, Return to
Treasure Island, and Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves with Kevin Costner. His vocal
porrayals include the role of Boss Nass in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and
Clayton in Walt Disney's Tarzan.
Palmer as Inspector Javert
One of Britain's best-loved actors, Geoffrey has starred in such classic British
television comedy and drama series as Butterflies with Wendy Craig and As Time
Goes By with Judi Dench. His films include O Lucky Man, The Madness of King
George, Tomorrow Never Dies and Her Majesty Mrs. Brown.
Robinson as Thenardier
Tony is perhaps best known in the U.S. from the Rowan Atkinson TV comedy series
Black Adder, in which he portrayed the hapless Baldrick. His many other TV and
screen roles include Judas Iscariot in Easter Tales, Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
and The Never Ending Story III.
Toyah Willcox as Fantine
Toyah co-starred with Sir Laurence Olivier in the acclaimed British TV production
Ebony Tower. Her film roles include Miranda in The Tempest, Jubilee,Quadrophenia
and The Corn is Green with Katharine Hepburn.
Leo McKern as M. Gillenormand
Leo is best known to TV viewers worldwide as Rumpole of the Bailey. His many
other distinguished television credits include Monsignor Quixote with Sir Alec
Guinness and The Prisoner. His films include A Man for All Seasons, The French
Lieutenant's Woman, Ryan's Daughter, Ladyhawke and Help! with The Beatles.
Timothy West as the Bishop of Digne
Timothy has starred in many British television classics, most notably as Edward
VII, Bramwell, Lord Reith and King Lear. He has appeared with the Royal Shakespeare
Company, the Prospect Theatre Company and the National Theatre both in the U.K.
and on major tours worldwide. His films include The Day of the Jackal, Cry Freedom,
Ever After, Joan of Arc, 102 Dalmatians and The Fourth Angel.
Seale as Marius
Orlando studied at Oxford University and the Conservatoire of Dramatic Art in
Paris. With the Royal Shakespeare Company, he appeared in Uncle Vanya, Richard
III and The Servant of Two Masters. His films include Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet
and Sleepy Hollow with Johnny Depp.
Beck as Cosette
Gina is a member of England's prestigious National Youth Music Theatre, where
her credits have included leading roles in Pendragon and The Kissing Dance.
She made her British TV debut as Shelley in Baby One More Time.
Robert Benfield as Butler
Nick Burnell as Farmer
Justin Butcher as King's Officer
Lara Cazalet as Eponine
Ian Cullen as Prosecutor
Leo Dennett as Gavroche
Max Digby as Court Official
Beth Ellis as Mother Superior
Paul Ewing as Dilber
William Haden as Coachman
Andy Harrison as Captain
Michael Haughey as Cart Driver
Eve Karpf as Madame Thenardier
Stash Kirkbride as Labarre
Sallyanne Law as Anna
Lily Milton as Young Cosette
Joan Moon as Housekeeper
Christopher Naylor as Officer
Eileen Page as Baptistine
Audrey Palmer as Home Nurse
Daniel Philpott as Wheelwright
Edward Purver as Jacques
Gordon Reid as Lamont
Jessica Seaton as Hospital Nurse
David Simeon as Judge
Mervyn Stutter as Martin
Philip Sully as Javert's Driver
Simon Treves as Enjolras